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July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush now enjoys a lead over Vice-President Al Gore by a five-point margin -- 46 percent to 41 percent -- according to the latest poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News. In March, the same survey had Gore ahead by three points.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- The president of gun maker Smith & Wesson now acknowledges that a "consumer boycott" over the company's agreement with the Clinton-Gore Administration is hurting the company and was a factor in his decision to suspend virtually all manufacturing at two plants during the month of July. The suspension is expected to result in the layoffs of as many as 400 of the 800 employees in Springfield, Massachusetts and Houlton, Maine.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - By a vote of 31-5, the Connecticut Senate has approved a bill that allows homosexuals to adopt the children of their domestic partners. The legislation also applies to other unwed couples. A spokesman for Governor John Rowland said the chief executive would sign the bill into law.The vote was taken after less than an hour of debate that centered on the questions of what makes up a family and what is in the best interests of a child.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Concord, NH - (CNSNews) - George W Bush may be the choice for most Republicans in America, but in New Hampshire, site of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary -John McCain and his supporters still carry the day.Nearly five months after McCain stunned the political world with a rout of Bush in the Granite State primary, McCain's supporters Thursday won control of the New Hampshire GOP. They did so by ousting two members of the state's delegation to the Republican National Committee.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush is under attack by Handgun Control, Incorporated, one of the nation's largest and most vocal anti-gun groups, for remarks made by an official of the National Rifle Association. In a television advertisement now airing, Handgun Control shows NRA Vice President Kayne Robinson praising the likely GOP presidential nominee, Bush, at a meeting of the group's California members.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - When it comes to hiring, the all-Democratic, 12-member Massachusetts Congressional delegation, the most liberal in the nation, does poorly in terms of affirmative action. According to a survey done by the Boston Herald, not a single House or Senate staff is led by member of a minority group, while all senior aides are Caucasian. Senator Edward M. Kennedy's 63 member staff has 17 minorities, while Senator John Kerry's 46 member staff has a dozen minorities.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - If a member of the Federal Election Commission has his way, special interest groups that pay for political broadcast advertisements would be required to disclose the sources of their money."Without any information on these groups, it becomes impossible for the public to make informed decisions about the real interests of those groups," said Karl Sandstrom, a Democrat who serves on the six-person FEC board.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Concord, NH (CNSNews.com) - New Hampshire's Chief Justice appears certain to be impeached and former US Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell apparently will be in charge of prosecuting the case at a trial conducted by the New Hampshire Senate.New Hampshire's 22-member House Judiciary Committee late Wednesday returned three articles of impeachment against state Supreme Court Chief Justice David Brock. The full House will consider the articles July 12th and it is widely expected to agree with the Committee's recommendations.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNEWS.com) - Already in a state of disarray, the Reform Party has yet another problem to overcome -- the announcement by Pat Choate that he has resigned as party chairman.In a letter to the party's executive council, Choate said, "An illness in our family requires the immediate attention of my wife and me." He offered no details. Choate, 59 years old, was Ross Perot's running mate in 1996.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Vermont state representative has formed a political action committee, which she hopes will lead to the defeat of House and Senate Judiciary Committee members who supported the recently enacted civil union legislation. Although the bill, signed into law by Democratic Governor Howard Dean, does not sanction same sex marriage, critics insist it establishes what amounts to a parallel system of marriage for same-sex couples.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - For the first time in nearly 40 years Massachusetts Democrat Ted Kennedy could face a reelection campaign with no Republican opposition, as the only announced GOP opponent, Jack E Robinson, may not be able to gather enough certified signatures to be included on the November ballot.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A well-known Washington lawyer, best known for defending Democrats in high places with serious legal problems, will be a key prosecutor, should the New Hampshire State Senate hold an impeachment trial of State Supreme Court Chief Justice David Brock. Conservatives, however, fear that Robert F. Bauer's partisan loyalties will affect the way he does his job.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Kittery, Maine (CNSNews.com) - With the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard looming in the background, Republican presidential hopeful Gary Bauer called for a moratorium on the closing of more military bases."The Clinton-Gore years will be remembered historically as the American military decimation years, the years when a weak and unimaginative commander-in-chief ignored the American military and compromised America's national security."
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - Republican presidential hopeful Gary Bauer calls rival Steve Forbes's television spots on Social Security "a blueprint for social security bankruptcy." The spots are currently airing in Iowa and New Hampshire, where the nation's first presidential caucus and primary contest will take place.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - A ghost from the political past is making his presence felt in the New Hampshire Primary. He is former US Senator and 1996 GOP standard-bearer Bob Dole.Dole has taken to the airways in the Granite State with a television spot hammering publisher Steve Forbes for engaging in negative campaigning.The 30-second spot, paid for by the Washington, DC-based Republican Leadership Council, a group that reportedly has ties to Texas Governor George W Bush, is the third ad aimed at Forbes and paid for by the group.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Exeter, NH (CNSNews.com) - Republican presidential hopeful Alan Keyes - a radio talk show host -- had harsh words for the media and their "phony polls" during an appearance in this town that many believe to be the birthplace of the Republican Party.Keyes warned a small group of supporters that voters have no reason to deny the Democrats another crack at the White House, since the economy continues to hum along and there are no foreign policy crises likely to erupt before the November general election.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - Bill Bradley may have lost the popular vote in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary but he didn't crimp when it came to spending money for television spots during the last week of the campaign.The former New Jersey senator spent $2.9 million on television advertising from November 23rd through the week just before Tuesday's primary. During the same period of time, Vice President Al Gore spent $1.7 million.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - As if he's not having enough trouble in this first in the nation primary state, Texas Governor George W Bush now finds himself answering questions about hunger back home.According to a US Department of Agriculture report, Texas, the nation's second largest state, is also the nation's second most hungry, with as many as five percent of Texas families living in a state of hunger.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The chairman of the Michigan Democratic Committee has urged the party faithful not to vote in the February 22nd Republican presidential primary."It's a violation of our rules for someone to vote in the Republican Primary and then vote in the Democratic caucus," said Mark Brewer. The Democrats caucus will be held on March 11th.Brewer warned party members who do vote in the Republican Primary that they could be challenged when they show up to vote at a caucus.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Durham, NH (CNSNews.com) - Homosexuals will serve openly in the nation's military if former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley becomes President while current Vice President Al Gore would impose a litmus test on the homosexual solider issue on his nominees to the Joint Chiefs of Staff if he were Commander-in-Chief.Those were some of the revelations made by the two candidates during Wednesday night's Democratic debate at the University of New Hampshire in Durham.